How Much Is Big Chief’s Girlfriend Worth?

Big Chief Girlfriend

If you’re a fan of Street Outlaws you know who Big Chief is and you probably know a bit about his personal life. At the end of 2017, he divorced his wife and soon after began dating Jackie Braasch publicly. So, who is Big Chief’s girlfriend and how much is she worth?

Big Chief’s Girlfriend: Jackie Braasch

Big Chief got married extremely young. He and Alicia Shearer met one another when he was 18. After years of marriage, Big Chief and Shearer decided to call it quits. Not long afterward, he began publicly dating Braasch.

Chief and Braasch have more in common than he and his late wife did. Braasch is a racing driver like Big Chief. It is assumed the couple met at a racing event and hit it off from there.

She has been enamored with racing since she was a child. Her father, a racer, introduced her to the scene and she began racing at the age of eight. Braasch grew up watching races and working on cars with her dad, which led her to pursue a career in racing for herself. Her sister, Erin, is also a racecar driver.

During her career, Braasch has competed in a number of races and has won championships as well. In May 2015, she became a Car Chix girl and regularly competes in Car Chix competitions. All of this led her to her current relationship with Big Chief and the occasional appearance on Discovery Channel’s Street Outlaws but how has it all impacted her net worth?

Braasch’s Net Worth

There are no solid figures where Braasch’s net worth is concerned. However, it is safe to assume she has a net worth sitting in the six figures. Because she and Chief aren’t married, his $2 million net worth has no impact on her finances whatsoever.

Her estimated six-figure net worth stems from her prize earnings as well as mechanical work she’s done. Outside of her relationship with Big Chief, she hasn’t spent any time in the spotlight to have incredible earnings so her net worth is relatively modest.

One thing that definitely contributes to her overall wealth is the value of her Dragster, which she uses to win races. Typically, a top fuel dragster engine (by itself) is worth around $58,000, not to mention any additional modifications she’s made.

It is not yet known how Big Chief might impact her wealth but, for now, Braasch is content keeping their relationship low-key. If the pair does decide to get married, she will share wealth with Chief. However, it is important to note he will likely also have additional bills, including alimony and child support, should the pair ever get married.

For now, the couple is happily dating and both are continuing to do what they love: race.

What do you think about Big Chief’s girlfriend? Do you think they’ll eventually get married?

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‘Gold Rush’ Star Tony Beets’ Net Worth is Huge!

Gold Rush, Tony Beets, net worth
If you’re like me when you’re watching reality television you wonder how much these “actors” are making per show. For me though, I’m not wondering about Kim K or Caitlyn Jenner, I am wondering about stars like Tony Beets.

Beets is a down-to-earth guy who just happens to also be the star of Discovery’s “Gold Rush.” The show follows Beets and his family, who all happen to be gold miners. (It’s a really great program if you have the chance to check it out.) Of course, there’s a ton of money in gold but what is Tony Beets’ net worth and how much is Discovery contributing to it?

Tony Beets’ Television Career

Tony Beets hasn’t been “on the radar” for too long. His career took a while to take off but, since it has, he has become extremely successful.

Beets started out as a gold miner who moved to Canada about 25 years ago. He prides himself on being a Viking and many people even call him “The Viking.” He and his family work at Beets Crew at Paradise Hill. After years of mining reality, television show producers caught wind of Beets’ hard work and wanted to start a show starring Beets and his family.

That is when “Gold Rush” got its start. The series began in 2010 and continues to run on the Discovery Channel. People all over the world have been tuning in regularly to watch Beets, his wife and three kid live their lives. So, if the show has become such a hit, what is Tony Beets’ net worth?

Tony Beets’ Net Worth

Tony Beets' net worthCompared to some other reality TV show stars, Beets and his family aren’t absolutely killing the television game but they aren’t doing too bad. Tony Beets’ net worth sits at about $15 million (and almost none of it is from TV).

He didn’t amass that amount of wealth overnight though. In fact, Beets is a really hardworking guy. Born in the Netherlands, Beets relocated to Canada to better his life. He started out working in construction and moved on to mining in 1984. He was able to climb up in his respective career and today he runs Tamarack Mine.

The majority of Tony Beets’ net worth doesn’t come from the reality television show though. Most of Beets’ wealth stems from his gold mining company, Tamarack Inc.   According to Yukon Department of Energy, Mines and Resources the Tony and his wife Minnie control least 24 mining claims in the Yukon Territory.

Tony Beets Mining Claims

In addition to the value of the Tamarack Mine, the Beets family lives in a trainer in Canada during the summer and owns a home in Arizona valued around $300,000. Beets also receives payments from the Discovery Channel for his participation in Gold Rush, reputed to be $25,000 per episode. Beets also owns several automobiles and a 50 caliber rifle.

Given that Tony is actively mining, owns real estate and has substantial personal assets,  it is likely that $15 million will continue to grow in the future. According to Beets, his ultimate dream is to be able to own and operate two highly productive gold mines at the same time. If he is able to meet that goal his riches will likely double in the years to come.

Be Like Tony

Finally, if you like the idea of mining gold yourself, but don’t want to go up the Yukon, you could always get some paydirt and go panning your backyard with your kids. You might not earn as much as Tony Beets, but its better than sitting in front of the television.

Photos: Discovery and Pinterest

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